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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Colorado Trail: Kenosha Pass to Lost Creek Wilderness Boundary
Well balanced singletrack with impressive views of endless aspen groves Near Breckenridge, Colorado
Bruno Gulch Trail
A difficult but rewarding backcountry trail with great views on top. Near Georgetown, Colorado
Broken Thumb
A fast descent down a wide moto trail. Near Winter Park, Colorado
Rogers Pass
A stellar above treeline ride with views to both sides of the divide. Near Winter Park, Colorado
South Saint Vrain Trail (#909)
The best example of technical chunk riding in the Colorado Front Range. Near Nederland, Colorado
Caribou Flats
A fast and technical downhill from Caribou to Eldora. Near Nederland, Colorado
From MP's sister site: MTB Project

Idaho Springs Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Michael Komarnitsky on Jan 1, 2001
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Bob Horan bouldering at Swissco, Fall River Road ...


There are various climbing options in this area. They range from roadside cragging to subalpine bouldering. Most of these are accessed via I-70 and/or the Fall River Rd.

Addendum: the Fall River Road slab was moved to the Dumont vicinity area.

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55 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',21],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Idaho Springs

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Idaho Springs:
Doughy   V3 6A     Boulder, Alpine   Reynolds Lake : Reynolds Boulder
A River Runs Through It   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : A River Runs Through It Bou...
Dada Movement   V4 6B     Boulder, Alpine   Middle Ohman : Art Boulder
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Featured Route For Idaho Springs
Rock Climbing Photo: Jeremy Jennings on the second ascent of Apollo 11.

Apollo 11 V5 6C  CO : Idaho Springs : ... : Moon Boulder
Climb using the seams and holds on the face. Start on the low, square hold with a right hand. Move up on good holds....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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